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Dallas Stars Daily Links: It’s Deadline Day

The trade deadline is today — will Dallas make another move after losing Zuccarello? Plus, trades that have happened, trades that might happen, and other trade related news.

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It’s deadline day in the NHL, which means teams will be done trading by 3:00 PM EST. With some big names like Mark Stone and technically Artemi Panarin still on the board, there’s still a lot to get excited about.

That’s true from even a Dallas Stars perspective. After obtaining and then losing Mats Zuccarello in less than 24 hours, the Stars look like they’ll be hitting up the phones again:

Of course given the ammo they gave up to acquire Zuccarello in the first place, their options are a bit limited:

I hope you aren’t planning to get any work done today, because it could get crazy.

Stars Stories

Still trying to process everything that happened yesterday? Sean Shapiro discusses the aftermath of last night’s 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks:

This is going to sting a little, but at least it’ll get you pumped up for when Zuccarello returns?

Central Census

It looks like the St. Louis Blues are mortal after all. They picked up a point in overtime, but ultimately lost to the Minnesota Wild 2-1. [NHL]

Meanwhile the Winnipeg Jets dropped a 4-1 decision to the Arizona Coyotes, who retired Shane Doan’s jersey last night: [Arctic Ice Hockey]

With the Blues five points out of reach for third, let’s look at the Wild Card race today instead. And boy is it tight:

League Links

Well if you had your fingers crossed for Gustav Nyquist, you’re out of luck:

Same goes for Kevin Hayes:

You might want to read DownGoesBrown’s Weekend Wrap now, before the Nashville Predators trade for Mark Stone, Artemi Panarin, and Wayne Simmonds all at once:

In all seriousness though, it looks like the top suitor for Stone right now are the Vegas Golden Knights:

Earlier in the weekend, Ryan Dzingel was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets, who seem to be going all in this year:

Finally, I don’t exactly want Wayne Simmonds, but he’s available: